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Beginning with my Fast Chicken Soup Base it is easy to knock hours off of the cooking time usually needed for homemade chicken soup and still end up with soup that tastes even better than the 'from scratch' method. With a little creativity you can easily make two varieties of these soul-satisfying meals.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Prepare Fast Chicken Soup Base. Bring to a simmer.

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  • Add these, then simmer until tender, 10-20 minutes: 2 16-ounce cans white beans, drained; 1 cup small pasta, such as ditalini; 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes; 2 tsps. minced fresh rosemary.

  • Before removing from heat, stir in: 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley.

  • Final touch: Add salt and pepper, to taste. Serve soup with grated Parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

213 calories; protein 12.5g; carbohydrates 37g; fat 2.1g; cholesterol 4.4mg; sodium 303mg. Full Nutrition
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